I started out with some layered backgrounds. I used various scraps of paper, cheesecloth, mesh, and some masking tape.
After this was dry I applied gesso over the layers and added some more masking tape.
Once the gesso was dried I tore off some of the masking tape for a distressed look. I then inked one of the ATCs with Peeled Paint and Dusty Concord Distress ink.
I applied various acrylic paints to the other ATC.
On the inked ATC I used the Gel medium transfer technique and applied my bee image to it. I then die cut out a crown using a Tim Hotlz Die. I painted the crown and then scraped away a layered of paint for a distress look. Then added some stickles to the crown because every Queen Bee needs some sparkle on their crown.
On the painted ATC I adhered an image from The Graphics Fairy. I also added some stickles to her crown. I then went around the edge with some Distress Embossing Powder.
And there you have it my 2 mixed media ATCs. I am submitting these to the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge Around the House. Be sure to stop on over and take a peak at the blog for more wonderful techniques. As always thank you for stopping by.